Social Distancing Is Creating Increased Demand On Communication NetworksCall congestion has become an issue on commercial networks across the country, Jennifer Mayerle reports (1:53). WCCO 4 News at 6 – March 27, 2020
Appleton Prison Earmarked For Transformation Into Medical CenterThe Prairie Correctional Facility in Appleton housed prisoners from 1992 to 2010. Now, they're hoping to convert it into a medical center, just in case it's needed, John Lauritsen reports (2:00). WCCO 4 News at 6 – March 27, 2020
Sen. Amy Klobuchar On Husband's Recovery From COVID-19Sen. Klobuchar shares her concerns as her husband John Bessler recovers from COVID-19. Elizabeth Littlefield reports (1:56). WCCO 4 News at 6 - March 27, 2020
COVID-19 Questions: “Can I Move To A New Home Or Apartment?"Frank and Amelia have your answers (1:15). WCCO 4 News At 5 -- March 27, 2020
5 P.M. Weather ReportChris Shaffer has an update on when the precipitation will move in on Saturday (2:50). WCCO 4 News At 5 -- March 27, 2020
Pandemic Shutters Programs For People With DisabilitiesAs Bill Hudson reports, some agencies are struggling to pay their bills (1:59). WCCO 4 News At 5 -- March 27, 2020
DPS-DVS Offices Closing Statewide For 2 WeeksThe Minnesota Department of Public Safety Driver and Vehicle Services division (DPS-DVS) is closing all exam stations statewide beginning Friday, in response to Gov. Walz executive order for Minnesotans to stay home. Katie Johnston reports.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: St. Paul Police Officer Tests Positive For COVID-19The Minnesota Department of Health says a St. Paul police officer has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). Katie Johnston reports.
Coronavirus Updates: Animal Humane Society Donates Thousands Of PPE For Local HospitalsThe Animal Humane Society (AHS) says it will be donating thousands of personal protective equipment (PPE) to the state, which will, in turn, distribute to local hospitals in need. Katie Johnston reports.
Man Killed In North Mpls. Home Invasion ID’d; Investigation OngoingHennepin County officials have identified the victim killed in a north Minneapolis home invasion and robbery. Katie Johnston reports.
Minnesota Zoo Continues To Educate About AnimalsThough the Minnesota Zoo is closed to the public, you can still learn a thing or two about the animals there (00:58). WCCO 4 News At Noon — March 27, 2020
Telling The Difference Between Allergies And COVID-19Many allergy symptoms mirror those of COVID-19, but there are ways to tell the two apart (00:42). WCCO 4 News At Noon — March 27, 2020
Noon Weather ReportMike Augustyniak reports, take advantage of Friday, because the weekend will see some rain and even some snow (4:08). WCCO 4 News At Noon — March 27, 2020
Meals On Wheels Changes Delivery MethodFrank Vascellaro reports (0:54). WCCO 4 News At 6 - March 26, 2020
Parks Prioritize Safe Social DistancingKatie Steiner reports, parts of the West River Parkway road Main Street Southeast will close Friday to provide runners and walkers with more space to social distance (). WCCO 4 News At Noon — March 27, 2020
Noon COVID-19 HeadlinesMinnesota Department of Health recorded the state’s 4th death due to COVID-19, as Minnesotans prepare to comply with Gov. Walz’s Stay At Home order (1:30). WCCO 4 News At Noon — March 27, 2020
Glensheen Offering Virtual Tours During OutbreakSeeing many are spending a lot of time at home, why not take a virtual tour of one of Minnesota's most beautiful and popular attractions, Jason DeRusha and Heather Brown report (1:48). WCCO Mid-Morning - March 27, 2020
Keep A Song In Your Heart During Times Of StressMid-Morning contributor Phil Thompson shares a hopeful ditty (3:42). WCCO Mid-Morning - March 27, 2020
Families Finding Creative Ways To Beat BoredomWCCO's Kim Johnson is working from home, tracking down positive stories during the outbreak (2:30). WCCO Mid-Morning - March 27, 2020
Schools Prepare For Back-To-School (From Home) On MondayWCCO's Katie Steiner talked with the White Bear Superintendent, Dr. Wayne Kazmierczak, to see how they've been preparing (2:22). WCCO Mid-Morning - March 27, 2020
Now Might Be The Time To Experiment With RecipesIt can be fun to try something new in the kitchen if you now have more time at home, recipe developer Kirsten Renee shares (3:03). WCCO Mid-Morning - March 27, 2020
Coffee Consumption Is On The Rise In America, Study FindsA new report shows coffee consumption is up 5% in the last five years. The average American drinks over 3 cups a day (3:33). WCCO Mid-Morning - March 27, 2020
9 A.M. Weather ReportsLook at Monday! It might be sunny with 60-degree highs, Riley O'Connor reports (3:25). WCCO Mid-Morning - March 27, 2020
Stressed Out? A Bath Might Actually Be Good For Your HeartA new study finds it could also lower your risk of heart disease and stroke (3:42). WCCO Mid-Morning - March 27, 2020